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Sometimes we have classes with open spaces available. These will be listed below. If this doesn't work for you, call the shop to find another day and class level that fits your schedule. We offer classes 7 days a week. 

Catalina Island Trip

April 17 - 21  OR  May 8 - 12, 2024

We are offering a 5-day trip in California to Catalina Island.
5 spaces available for April
5 spaces available for May

Enjoy the California coast and get your ASA Certifications. Sailors must be ASA101 Certified. You may participate in ASA103, ASA104, or just come along for the experience. Certifications require additional $250 per course.
Sailors will spend the nights on the vessel, and days exploring the waters and island. Price will include most meals. Size of boat depends on number of participants. 

Call Shop to Join!

American Sailing Association (ASA) Lessons

The Sailboat Shop is an American Sailing Association (ASA) school.

A special note about class size:  Class sizes for the ASA 101 and ASA 103 class, when taught at Lake Pleasant, are limited to a minimum of two and a maximum of four students. Larger classes can be arranged by contacting the Sailboat Shop directly for additional information. Private lessons for individuals and small parties with schedule requirements can be accommodated at additional cost. We strive to meet your needs, so call us to schedule your learning adventure! 

Lake Pleasant (AZ) Classes:

  • ASA101 - Keelboat Sailing 1

  • ASA102 - Keelboat Sailing 2

  • ASA111 - Sailing Review Basic Keelboat

  • ASA103 - Basic Coastal Cruising

  • ASA105 - Basic Coastal Navigation

California Classes:

  • ASA103 - Basic Coastal Cruising

  • ASA104 - Bareboat Chartering

  • ASA106 - Advanced Cruising and Seamanship 

  • ASA114 - Catamaran Cruising

Sailing Intro - 3 hrs



ASA103 - Coastal Cruising

AZ - $450/person, 2 days


ASA105 - Coastal Cruising

(Self-study) $350 


ASA101 - Keelboat Sailing 1

AZ - $450/person, 2 days


ASA104 - Bareboat Cruising



ASA106 - Adv. Coastal Cruising



ASA102 - Keelboat Sailing 21

AZ - COMING Spring 2024!


ASA114 - Cruising Catamaran



Certification Vacation

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  1. Purchase your Official ASA course book online and study prior to arriving. Bring book, notebook and pencil.

  2. Instructor will provide you with start time. It will be a full day, so you may pack a lunch or eat at the restaurant in the marina.

  3. Bring water (please no metal/glass), sunblock, a hat, and light jacket per weather.

  4. Shoes: non-marking outsoles, such as sneakers. 

  5. Bring sailing or other durable gloves for handling lines.


  1. Instructor will contact you with where/when to meet prior to the lesson. Please be on time.

  2. It will start with classroom training, then move into hands-on boat training.

  3. At the end of the lesson on the last day, you will be tested on the sailing portion, and then take the written exam.


  1. If you pass the course, the instructor will contact ASA with verification. You will be provided with an ASA ID and a Sailing log. ASA will then send you your official certification.

  2. If you did not pass, you will have up to one year from date of course completion to retake test, free of charge.

All sales are final. Lessons may be rescheduled up to 48 hours prior to appointment.

If weather conditions are unsafe, Sailboat Shop will contact you to reschedule free of charge.

There is no designated age minimum, but we recommend ages 16 and up, due to the physical requirements.

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